Gena has always had a passion for personal fitness and has trained in numerous styles for over 25 years. After years of long distance running and high impact exercise, her body began to feel the effects. She began practicing yoga consistently in 2013. She was amazed at how yoga not only healed her physical ailments, but also increased balance in all areas of her life. Hooked on yoga and excited to share the benefits of practice with others, she completed the Level 1 Barkan Method of Hot Yoga Teacher Training with Jimmy Barkan in 2015. Since then she has completed two additional Barkan Method Hot Vinyasa Level II/III Teacher Trainings with Jimmy in both Costa Rica and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She has also trained with Kelly Green and Paige Held of The Yoga Joint of South Florida. Gena teaches a variety of hot, warm, and room temperature classes. Additionally, Gena is a certified Personal Trainer and Pilates instructor, and she is also a qualified TRX suspension trainer instructor. Gena has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, and incorporates her knowledge of anatomy and physiology to create dynamic, balanced strength and flexibility classes for all levels.